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  • Above and beyond standardization: The role of communication and teamwork in patient handoffs 

    Fouquet, Sarah; Palmer, Evan M.; Keebler, Joseph R.; Lazzara, Elizabeth; Chan, Y. Raymond; Riss, Robert (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Patient handoffs are the transition of patient care from one provider or group of providers to the next (Joint Commission, 2005). Handoffs are important, information rich communication events that are essential for maintaining ...
  • Applying interdependence theory to geriatric nursing assistant/resident relationships 

    Medvene, Louis J.; Coleman, Carissa K. (Oxford University Press, 2011-11-02)
    The study was concerned with the applicability of interdependence theory for understanding the quality of certified nursing assistant (CNA)/resident relationships in long term care facilities. Interdependence theory, a ...
  • Are two computer monitors better than one? 

    Owens, Justin W.; Teves, Jennifer P.; Nguyen, Bobby T.; Smith, Amanda Lynn; Phelps, Mandy C. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Previous studies have found using more than one monitor increases productivity, but benefits may diminish when monitor count or size increases. The purpose of this study was to determine whether increases in productivity ...
  • Can you judge a video game by its cover? An exploration of subjective impressions and viewing patterns 

    Phan, Mikki H. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Studies have shown that first impressions of websites can lead to lasting opinions regarding usability and trustworthiness. However, little research has been conducted concerning first impressions of video games. In this ...
  • Comparison of the SWAY balance mobile application to the BESS balance assessment in older adults 

    Jansen, Samantha D.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stern, Danielle C.; Chaparro, Alex; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Balance assessment has commonly been subjective; however, advances in handheld mobile devices have provided objective balance measurement tools. Recently, the SWAY Balance Mobile Application, which utilizes tri-axial ...
  • Does more attention improve or impair lane keeping performance 

    Choi, William; Ellis, Jake (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    The effect of cognitive load on lane variation is inconsistent and theoretically unclear. The lateral prioritization hypothesis proposes that smaller lane deviation is due to more attention to steering control and active ...
  • Evaluation of driver distraction: text messaging versus talking on a cell phone 

    Libby, David (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    In the United States, 35 states have passed legislation banning texting while driving. By comparison, no state bans hands free cellular phone use by adults while driving. The concern regarding texting reflects an underlying ...
  • First look: Examining the horizontal grid layouts using eye-tracking 

    Siu, Christina (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Past eye-tracking literature has shown that users typically scan information on a traditional text-based web layout. It is widely known as the "F-shaped" pattern, and evidence of this pattern is inevitable within search ...
  • Let the games begin: video game usage patterns among current gamers 

    Phan, Mikki H.; Haist, Brandon (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    This study investigates the general preference, habit, and behavior of current video game players. Respondents (N=341) to an online survey were mostly males (n=252), full-time college students (n=251), with an average age ...
  • Mutual interference of driving and texting performance 

    Ellis, Jake; Crandall, Joseph; Turner, Colton; Turner, Kirsten (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Texting while driving is a disturbingly common habit; however, the impact of texting on driving performance and effective approaches to counteract its risks are still not well understood. This study utilizes the Lane Change ...
  • The Effects of Training Modality on Anatomy Learning Outcomes: Augmented Reality vs. Fiberglass Models of the Heart 

    Patzer, Brady (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    For healthcare professionals, anatomy knowledge is essential. Traditional modes of training allow anatomy visualization, yet issues exist with their use. Emerging technologies (e.g., augmented reality) may provide alternative ...
  • User performance, satisfaction, and preference of EMR access via desktop and tablet 

    Teves, Jennifer P.; Fouquet, Sarah; Kennedy, Brandan; Chan, Y. Raymond; Riss, Robert (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2014-04-25)
    Providers are now accessing EMRs built for desktop platforms on mobile devices. Survey findings indicate that these EMR systems built for desktop platforms may not be accessed using mobile devices due to limited screen ...
  • Which e-reader is easier to use: iPad, Kindle, or Nook? 

    Jardina, Jo Rain (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    Even though more people are beginning to use e-Readers, electronic reading devices, little research exists on the usability of these devices for book reading. This study looks at the usability of three touch-screen e-Readers ...